Boeing and Turkish Technic Inc., the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) arm of Turkish Airlines, have announced signing of a global fleet care supplier agreement.
Turkish Technic is now a strategic Boeing supplier for line maintenance, heavy maintenance of airplanes, component service and repair. Boeing and Turkish Technic will collaborate together in the training and certification of technicians from different parts of the world.
“We provide a broad portfolio of MRO services in 50+ international line maintenance locations as well as our existing base maintenance facilities in Istanbul and Ankara,” aid Ahmet Karaman, general manager of Turkish Technic Inc.
He added: “In addition to the current services we provide, more will be available to our customers at our brand-new facilities, located at Istanbul New Airport as of Oct. 29.”
Last year, Boeing and the Turkish government announced the Boeing Turkey National Aerospace Initiative, launched to support the growth of the Turkish aerospace industry, in conjunction with the targets set by Turkey’s Vision 2023.
“Turkey is one of the Boeing’s top strategic growth countries, and we see strong capability and growth potential in aviation services and maintenance in Turkey,” said Marc Allen, president of Boeing International.